Paramount Pictures Corporation has joined with Seagate, a hard drive manufacturer, to make over twenty-one movies available on their 500GB FreeAgent Go ultra-portable hard drive.
Each of the pre-loaded movies must be unlocked by special keys, available for purchase, but Star Trek XI will be provided for free after purchase with the redemption of a promotional code provided by Seagate.
The films, listed below, will be licensed for multiple devices “to allow for portability and enjoyment of them on a desktop computer, laptop computer or widescreen television, using the FreeAgent Theater+ HD media player.
Films pre-loaded on the 500GB FreeAgent Go HD:
- Star Trek XI
- The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
- GI Joe
- The Hunt for Red October
- The Italian Job (2003)
- Patriot Games
- Enemy at the Gates
- The Spiderwick Chronicles
- The Love Guru
- Coach Carter
- The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
- Nacho Libre
- Jackass 2.5
- A Plumm Summer
- Dance Flick
- Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
- Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
“Collaborating with Seagate on this massive movie pre-load reinforces our commitment to embrace technologies that give consumers choice and flexibility in how they access and purchase their digital entertainment, ” said Malik Ducard, senior vice president, Digital Distribution, The Americas, Paramount Digital Entertainment. “Paramount Digital Entertainment has created a powerful solution that allows companies like Seagate to offer a seamless experience for consumers to access and securely activate pre-loaded movies, ensuring that exciting films are available everywhere they wish to enjoy them.
“And with over 38 hours of movie viewing enjoyment pre-loaded onto the portable device, we are offering consumers a great opportunity to jump start their digital libraries.”
“Seagate and Paramount Pictures are delivering major motion pictures to consumers in a unique and innovative solution,” said Dave Mosley, executive vice president, Sales, Marketing and Product Line Management, Seagate. “For years Seagate hard drives have been powering the devices that allow consumers to enjoy their digital libraries. Today, we are simplifying content delivery by giving consumers the ultimate flexibility in how they enjoy their movies all in a convenient package.”